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Travel writer weighs in on Portland vs. Portland

Portland vs. Portland: SmarterTravel tries to compare the two oft-confused locations known for their craft breweries and cultural similarities.

Redzone, Maine Fiber team up to expand 'last mile' internet service

Redzone Wireless moved closer to its goal of covering 90% of the state's population with wireless internet service in March via a new contract with Maine Fiber Co.

DeLorme request for hearing on fine nixed by Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court denies request from mapmaker DeLorme for a hearing on a $6.2 million fine stemming from a patent infringement case.

Maine Food Network Gathering sets 2017 priorities

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To assure the state sets priorities for food partnerships and food security for next year and beyond, 150 people attended the Maine Food Network Gathering in Orono to discuss broad-scope issues...

Patriot Insurance starts work at former motel site

YARMOUTH — After 10 months under contract, Patriot Insurance Co.'s purchase of Down-East Village Motel and Restaurant at 705 U.S. Route 1 was finalized Oct. 14.

Grant supports shellfish industry, public health


The Maine Department of Marine Resources has received a $32,000 grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund that will allow the department to purchase equipment to test for domoic acid, a naturally...

A major defense bill would have far-reaching impact in Maine


The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, hammered out this week by the House and Senate Armed Service committees and facing an upcoming vote, contains several provisions that are likely to...

Eaton Peabody law firm on the move in Portland


The law firm of Eaton Peabody is moving into larger space at 100 Middle St. in Portland during the first quarter of 2017, a move prompted by the growth of its Portland office.

PUC sets standard electricity rates, for most customers it's good news


The standard offer price of electricity for small commercial customers in Emera Maine’s Bangor Hydro district will go down slightly in 2017, while small commercial customers in...

How Maine could be affected if Trump cuts funds for climate research

President-elect Donald Trump's vow to scale back research funding for some NASA programs could adversely impact some key Maine institutions, including the University of Maine, the Gulf of Maine...